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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 34 People

    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26-30, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 66-70 Sep 30, 2009

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    I started having problems

    when I had a major stress point in my life. It started as not being able to hold down my food. I would attempt to eat but I would immediately feel nauseous and throw up no matter what food it was. These symptoms lasted for about 3 days which of course made me lose a lot of...
    kmpagan kmpagan 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My ex-friends sucked. There were the little things. Just typical teenaged small problems that would roll off my back. I'd be the third-wheel whenever I was in a group with them...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab 18-21, F 35 mins ago

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    There's something wrong with me for just wanting a good looking man to drool over lol no committment just someone i can admire visually and have chats with. But i wont let myself...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 45 mins ago

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    I don't known how to feel when my mom acts like I'm always against her I'm dealing my own way with my family , and my husband is in prison in have my own things happening am I...
    raejel50 raejel50 18-21, F 49 mins ago

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    I am basically nocturnal right now. I keep trying to reverse it... I better get my sleep schedule back in order because I'm going to have to be getting up at 6:30 once the semester...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M 2 Responses 52 mins ago

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    My beautiful niece getting ready for school I can't wait to get married and have my own kids, is there any single women who would settle down in India with me, 26 male wealthy...
    Aamir316 Aamir316 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    I have bad anxiety I'm always thinking my illness is going to make me stop breathing and them I start to get a bad feeling and it really bothers me
    newhope123 newhope123 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    "And remember, we keep our supra esophageal ganglion to ourselves. That means you, jimmy." Mr. Ray
    Firechiic Firechiic 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I have been tired like crazy! Can barely stand without passing out. Just another part of living with pots I guess.
    Tealltoennis Tealltoennis 16-17, F Jun 29

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    Survived today. Even when I saw how many new cases I got last week. And why do I have to do everyone's job too?
    Gwall1234 Gwall1234 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    i have a huge crush on my teacher..dont know wat to do
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I have many split personalities
    Demonic666 Demonic666 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I know its wrong for someone under 18 to like someone over 18, but I do (otherwise there wouldn't be The Crush movie poster) but there is this guy that I have a crush on and he's...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response Jun 29

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    I stayed at a highway side motel on the outskirts of a city for almost a week. My cousin Bill picked me up a few times and usually brought his 4 year old son Harry. One day the...
    Codenwarra Codenwarra 66-70, M Jun 29

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    Just three months ago, I hit my sister and dad said he had enough of my attitude. He took meoutside and showed me how to cut a switch from our tree. Then he took me to our...
    ashannon18 ashannon18 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    I have an addictive nature. I learned how to cut a pineapple properly and bought pineapples for 3 weeks straight.
    yesitsme123 yesitsme123 31-35 Jun 29

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    My first name is Thatcher. I have yet to meet another Thatcher. Maybe one day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I can't sleep tonight. It's worse than normal. My head is too busy. Whirling. Annoyingly I know it's nothing important. Just silly little things that won't be quiet going round...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I have a chronic illness and feel very lonely. I want to be a wife and share my life but how???
    loveroflife44 loveroflife44 46-50, F Jun 29

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    I don't think ill ever really know why i took so long to come out to myself. I mean, i have never had anything against the LGBT(ect) community, but somehow i created this strange...
    vraag vraag 13-15, F Jun 29

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    My doctor wrote paper work to my work statiting due to my MS I can only work 30 hrs week. My work already told me that they do not have any part time work. I think they going to...
    wolfeeegirl wolfeeegirl 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have two piercings in my left ear. I've had since I was 18.
    KrazyKilby13 KrazyKilby13 18-21, M Jun 29

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    I have a Shi Tzu/Dotson mix and a miniature Yorkie.
    KrazyKilby13 KrazyKilby13 18-21, M Jun 29

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    I'll be on Twitter or something and see a pic that has like one little thing wrong but that little thing stands out and I just get so angry. like it bothers me that someone would...
    brookledsome brookledsome 16-17, F Jun 29

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    The reason im leaving EP is because i find this site negative and everyone is just sitting around whining about life. And its easy to get caught up in that spirit. And there are...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    My parents have always been very strict. As a teen, they were pretty strict about curfew and hanging out with friends and I was never allowed to date or anything. I still live at...
    tjaraujo2 tjaraujo2 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Hate the empty nest. Use to have sons friends Ina bs out...so quite here. On a good note ...grocery bill has gone way down.
    sharipie sharipie 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have this app as well. Feel free to ask me if you can't figure it out
    AmberRosecd AmberRosecd 31-35, T 3 Responses Jun 29

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    I used cocaïne when i was drumming, any girls have experience with drugs?
    dutchdrummer1123 dutchdrummer1123 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Longest 2 hours of my life: Today I went to visit my old camp for a few hours. I saw the same boy I see in the park and let's just say the first time in my life, being nice was a...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    The worst part is that I have to throw away all my clothes and buy a ton of clothes
    SpanishCristian SpanishCristian 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have three older brothers. Harry (18), Luke (17) and Jared (16). I am 14 years old, going to be 15 soon. My brothers are extremely protective of me. My brothers all play...
    SkylynnDavis SkylynnDavis 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I'm amazed that family is still even together. I really envy my brother and sister who have already moved out. my dad is a perfectionist with anger, trust AND control issues, and...
    Azeazal Azeazal 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have a secret that no one knows
    Imaturtle1 Imaturtle1 16-17, T Jun 29

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